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  1. 4,000-Year-Old Game Board Identified in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Archaeology

    According to a Live Science report, Walter Crist of the American Museum of Natural History has identified a collection of pits carved into a rock shelter in Azerbaijan as a 4,000-year-old game board. Known as "58 Holes," or "Hounds and Jackals," copies of the game have also been found in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amenemhat IV, and at other sites dating to around the second millennium B.C. in Mesopotamia and Anatolia.

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  2. Ilham Aliyev one of most popular leaders in post-Soviet space, research saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is one of the most popular leaders of the post-Soviet space in terms of number of Instagram followers, Trend reports citing the research titled "World Leaders on Instagram" by the BCW , a global communications and public relations company. As part of the research, 426 official accounts on Instagram were analyzed, including accounts of the Azerbaijani president and the Foreign Ministry.

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  3. Ilham Aliyev: Iran-Azerbaijan border is border of friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The president made the remarks after receiving a delegation led by the Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Commander Qasem Rezaee. The head of state hailed the successful development of bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran in a variety of areas, including border security cooperation.

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  4. 'Russia-Azerbaijan relations are factor of peace not only in Caucasus'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Russia-Azerbaijan relations are a factor of peace not only in the Caucasus, but also in the wider region, Director General of the Rossiya Segodnya news agency, popular Russian TV anchor, journalist Dmitry Kiselev said in a conversation with Vestnik Kavkaza news and analytical agency, Trend reports. Kiselev was speaking on the sidelines of the presentation of his book in collaboration with Russian political scientist, President of the Center on Global Interests Nikolai Zlobin.

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  5. SOCAR Polymer plant to strengthen non-oil exportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Today.Az

    ... engineering solutions. The SOCAR Polymer project is the first of such a scale in the petrochemical industry of Azerbaijan for the last 40 years. The second plant was expected to be put into operation in the last quarter of 2018. The total investment ...

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  6. Baku Higher Oil School students-winners of 2nd National Innovation Contest receive awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Trend

    Students of Baku Higher Oil School attended a ceremony of awarding the winners of the Second national innovation contest titled A National Innovation Challenge Azerbaijan 2018A . At the event, Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev presented the winners' certificates and cash prize of 5,000 manat to the BHOS students who participated in the contest with ThermoNorth start-up project and took the first place.

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  7. 'Promises of Betrayals,' A New Book on Iran History &...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... also has special meaning for the author, who while working for the United Nations Development Program in Baku, Azerbaijan, dealt extensively with the country's dealings with their neighbors to the south, Iran. "I wrote this book to distract myself ...

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  8. Azerbaijani press: Over 1,400 Armenian hostages released during...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Groong

    During the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, 1,483 Armenian prisoners of war and hostages were released, Eldar Samadov, deputy head of the Working Group of Azerbaijan's State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, said. He was speaking at a conference titled "Criminal acts of Armenians against the Azerbaijani people and their tangible and cultural monuments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict", held in Baku Dec. 10, Trend reports.

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  9. The 25 countries in the world with the least amount of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 6th anniversary of the February 14 uprising, in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, Bahrain February 14, 2017. Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev casts his vote during a referendum on extending presidential terms in Baku, Azerbaijan, September ...

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  10. Iraq tops Iran's visiting tourists listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Tehran Times

    ... Iranian year (March 2017-18) and 1,398,201 in the year before," the official said. People from Iraq, Republic of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Turkey and Pakistan constituted the highest travelers to Iran respectively that visited the country for ...

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  11. 4,000-year-old game board carved into the Earth shows how Nomads had funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    A distinctive pattern of holes scored into the rock of an ancient shelter in Azerbaijan are the remains of a board for one of the world's oldest games. A pattern of small holes cut into the floor of an ancient rock shelter in Azerbaijan shows that one of the world's most ancient board games was played there by nomadic herders around 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeologist who has investigated the find.

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  12. Over 1,400 Armenian hostages released during Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijani commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    During the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, 1,483 Armenian prisoners of war and hostages were released, Eldar Samadov, deputy head of the Working Group of Azerbaijan's State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, said. He was speaking at a conference titled "Criminal acts of Armenians against the Azerbaijani people and their tangible and cultural monuments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict", held in Baku Dec. 10, Trend reports.

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  13. Theater of Young Spectators turns 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    At the opening, Minister of Culture Abulfaz Garayev stressed that the event was held in accordance with the decree of President Ilham Aliyev on the 90th anniversary of the Azerbaijan State Theater of Young Spectators. The minister spoke about the glorious creative path of the theater, which made a great contribution to the development of the country's national culture and art.

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  14. Green Future and its innovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    A two-day international forum "AgTech and Green Energy Forum. Innovation for the Green Future", organized by the Ministries of Agriculture and Energy, has kicked off in Baku on December 10. Speaking at the forum, Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov said that introduction of innovations in the agriculture sphere in Azerbaijan will make it possible to reduce expenditures in the industry by 20-30 percent.

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  15. Thanks to Heydar Aliyev, Azerbaijan is most important country in S.Caucasus - analystRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    Thanks to national leader Heydar Aliyev, Azerbaijan is the most important country in the South Caucasus, a well-known Russian political analyst, former MP Sergey Markov told Trend. "No doubt that Heydar Aliyev was one of the greatest leaders of the post-Soviet space," Markov said.

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  16. Azerbaijan, Serbia see 33pct growth in tradRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    The Azerbaijan-Serbia bilateral relation develop in all areas, and the potential of cooperation is estimated at a high level. Azerbaijani delegation headed by Co-Chair of the Azerbaijan-Serbia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev visited the country.

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  17. Houston executive pleads guilty to lying about lawmakers' trip to BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chron

    Buses line up outside the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, the site of the 2013 US-Azerbaijan Vision for the Future convention organized by Houston businessman Kemal Oksuz. Buses line up outside the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, the site of the 2013 US-Azerbaijan Vision for the Future convention organized by Houston businessman Kemal Oksuz.

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  18. When is the Europa League draw?Read the original story

    Monday | Sky Sports

    ... il 11/18. The semi-finals will be on May 2/9 before the final on Wednesday May 29 at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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  19. Azerbaijan implementing great work to develop agriculture - assistant to presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Trend

    Large-scale activity is being carried out in Azerbaijan for the development of the agriculture sector, however, much work remains to be done, Assistant to the Azerbaijani President for Agriculture Policy Issues Azer Amiraslanov said. He was speaking Dec. 10 at the AgTech and Green Energy Forum, being held in Baku under the slogan "Innovations for a Green Future", Trend reports.

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  20. UNEC students win first 3 places in "Young investor 2018" simulation competition IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Trend

    The III simulation competition was held by the joint organization of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Baku Stock Exchange . The teams consisted of UNEC students participated in "Young Investor 2018" the III simulation competition, held on the stock exchange under the motto the "Development is in the knowledge!".

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